A few keeping warm foodie tips!
- Choose seasonal fruits & vegetables – Winter produce such as pumpkin, cabbage, broccoli and kale have more hearty flavours and apples, oranges and bananas are satisfying and resonate with what your body needs during winter.
- Spice up the heat – Warming spices like ginger, cayenne, cumin and curry will definitely help and cinnamon, cloves and allspice are more subtle, but are great warming spices to add to recipes. I also add some warming herbs such as ginger, to my juices and smoothies.
- Greens, Greens, Greens – Whereas fruits can be exceptionally cooling and cleansing, leafy greens are a little more grounding and satisfying – increase the amount of leafy grren vegetables in the winter.
- Warm up your plate – Prior to serving your meal, place your plate in the oven to keep nice and warm.
- Exercise – This is a great way to increase your metabolism and get your circulation working.
- Herbal Teas – If it’s a particularly cold, wintery day, it’s great to warm up by the fire with a comforting cup of your favourite herbal tea.
- Soups – Winter seasonal soups are nourishing and delicious!
- Curries – Try one (or two) of these delectable curries, sure to satisfy.